Cambodia News: Mam Somaly

do the hidden costs outweigh the practical benefits of human trafficking awareness campaigns? - Open Democracy


Open Democracy

do the hidden costs outweigh the practical benefits of human trafficking awareness campaigns?
Open Democracy
One prominent example here is the now infamous case of Somaly Mam, who was revealed to have fabricated stories that were foundational to her anti-trafficking organisation's success. While Mam was forced to resign, there continue to be a number of ...

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11 Jan 2017 | 1:22 am

Why Cambodia's sex workers don't need to be saved - PRI


PRI

Why Cambodia's sex workers don't need to be saved
PRI
The top purveyor of horrific brothel tales is Somaly Mam, a charismatic former sex worker from rural Cambodia. She went from the dusty capital of Phnom Penh to Tyra Banks' couch by retelling unimaginably cruel stories of women mutilated and enslaved by ...

25 Mar 2016 | 8:52 am

Somaly Mam shoots for redemption with 'new' organization - Devex


Devex

Somaly Mam shoots for redemption with 'new' organization
Devex
Somaly Mam (right) speaks with Sheryl Sandberg (left), Facebook's chief operating officer during the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit in California, United States. Mam has launched a new organization called The New Somaly Mam Fund. Photo by: ...

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26 Jan 2015 | 10:14 am

Disgraced Activist Somaly Mam to Launch New Organization After Resigning - Newsweek


Newsweek

Disgraced Activist Somaly Mam to Launch New Organization After Resigning
Newsweek
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Disgraced Cambodian anti-sex trafficking activist Somaly Mam, who was forced to resign from her own foundation seven months ago amid reports her dramatic life story was fabricated, has unveiled plans to ...
Somaly Mam Foundation 2.0The Phnom Penh Post

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24 Dec 2014 | 1:01 pm

Cambodia Won't Let Somaly Mam Start New NGO - Newsweek


Newsweek

Cambodia Won't Let Somaly Mam Start New NGO
Newsweek
10-3-14 Somaly Mam Cambodian activist Somaly Mam, right, accepts a “Woman of the Year” award, with a child she rescued from sexual slavery, during the 2006 Glamour magazine “Women of the Year” awards show in New York City on October 30, 2006.

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3 Oct 2014 | 5:16 pm

Who's Telling The Truth on Somaly Mam? - Daily Beast


Daily Beast

Who's Telling The Truth on Somaly Mam?
Daily Beast
Somaly Mam wants her dignity and reputation restored,” wrote executive Scott Gorenstein of Jonathan Marder + Company in an email to journalists. “It is her hope that having set the record straight, she can return to the work of rescuing and ...

19 Sep 2014 | 5:32 am

Anti-sex slavery hero in Cambodia resigns after Newsweek exposé - CNN


CNN

Anti-sex slavery hero in Cambodia resigns after Newsweek exposé
CNN
She was the world's crusader against the trafficking of girls for sex in Cambodia, and she told an extraordinary personal tale: she was a village girl sold by a grandfatherly man into sex slavery. Triumphant as well as beautiful, Somaly Mam won ...

1 Jun 2014 | 8:05 pm

Activist Somaly Mam quits foundation amid claims she faked personal story - The Guardian


The Guardian

Activist Somaly Mam quits foundation amid claims she faked personal story
The Guardian
After publishing her book, Mam launched the Somaly Mam Foundation. Her crusade against sex trafficking, and her charismatic personality, won her an audience of international donors who helped raise millions for the foundation, among them some star ...
Nicholas Kristof Should Give Readers a Full Explanation About Somaly MamNew York Times (blog)
Sex slavery activist Somaly Mam quits foundation after book probeLos Angeles Times
Cambodian sex slavery activist Somaly Mam quits foundation amid allegations she distorted her pastNEWS.com.au
Huffington Post -Washington Post (blog) -Guardian Liberty Voice
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30 May 2014 | 12:37 pm

Activist Resigns Amid Charges of Fabrication - New York Times


Daily Beast

Activist Resigns Amid Charges of Fabrication
New York Times
The Newsweek article also raised questions about the stories of women the Somaly Mam Foundation held up as examples of the horrors of sex trafficking, including Long Pross, who claimed that a pimp gouged out her eye after she was forced to work in a ...
Somaly Mam & the Cult Of Pretty VictimsDaily Beast
Why would Somaly Mam quit her own sex-trafficking foundation?Washington Post
Cambodian anti-trafficking campaigner Somaly Mam exposed as fraudThe Independent
Newsweek -Thomson Reuters Foundation -The Cambodia Daily (subscription)
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29 May 2014 | 6:23 pm

Somaly Mam: The Holy Saint (and Sinner) of Sex Trafficking - Newsweek


Newsweek

Somaly Mam: The Holy Saint (and Sinner) of Sex Trafficking
Newsweek
They all come to meet with AFESIP's president and co-founder, Somaly Mam, and support her courageous work fighting sex traffickers. Mam is one of the world's most compelling activists, brave and beautiful, and her list of supporters is long and formidable.

21 May 2014 | 4:49 am